We are very excited for the 20th Anniversary edition of the IET Festival. Join us to study with world class artists for teaching, inspiration, and connection! The IET Festival will take place June 19-24 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia! We plan to have the largest event yet including a special 2-day alumni event on the Friday and Saturday June 23-24!
What is the IET Festival? A chance for players of all levels to engage with some of the best low brass players for a week of inspiration! Play, learn, and develop your best musical self!
ONE DAY PASS - If you are looking for a 1-day pass, you can sign up here
Here are our some of our Artists, Teachers and Presenters for the 2023 IET Festival include:
Brian Bowman – University of North Texas (retired) and Willson Artist
Chris Buckley – US Army Band and Inaugural 2004 IET Festival Participant
Aaron Campbell - University of Tampa
David Childs - University of North Texas and Besson Artist (UNITED KINGDOM)
Adam Frey – University of North Georgia, Georgia State University, and Yamaha Artist
Helen Harrelson – President, Fountain City Youth Brass Academy and Besson Artist
Mauro Martins – International Soloist and Adams Artist (PORTUGAL)
Gail Robertson – University of Central Arkansas and Inaugural 2004 IET Festival Artist
Glenn Van Looy – International Soloist and Geneva Artist
Kimiko Yamada – Backburner Ensemble and Falcone Board Member
Øystein Baadsvik – International Tuba Soloist and Miraphone Artist (NORWAY)
Warren Deck – New York Philharmonic (retired) and Denver University
Thomas Lukowicz – University of North Alabama
Clayton Maddox – University of South Alabama
Chris Olka – Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Eastman Artist
Chris Schmidt – Indiana University Southeast and Eastman Artist
Aaron Tindall - Univeristy of Miami and Yamaha Performing Artist
Additional teachers and presenters will be confirmed in the coming weeks!
Featured Ensembles Indiana Southern University Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Gasparilla Tuba Euphonium Ensemble The Georgia Brass Band ... More to be announced after proposals are submitted
NOTE: The artist and performer lists are subject to change due to a variety of circumstances beyond our control. We will make sure your experience is exceptional!
Costs Registration/Tuition - $475 Full Week and 3 Day options at $295 - includes all ensembles, master classes, warm-up classes, panel discussions, and concerts. Lesson Packages
Gold Lesson Package - $200 for a master class coaching, and 2 private lessons (45 minute and 30 minutes)
Silver lesson - $80 for a 45 minute private lesson (you can add up to 4 lessons)
Housing and Meals at Emory University (dorms are located 3 minutes from the music building!!)
On Campus Dormitory Housing and Meals - $550 - single dormitory and meals provided
On Campus Dormitory Housing and Meals - $485 for shared room dormitory and meals provided
Commuter Plan - $205 - This includes all meals and university parking fees during the IET Festival.
NOTE: The COVID 19 situation may evolve or change. We will make every effort to create an inspirational experience for you. However, circumstances and guidelines may change and the IET Festival will adjust as needed. Alternative plans, schedules and artists may be necessary due to situations beyond our control. Refunds will be offered if the event is cancelled.